"Silicon Valley" Star Kumail Nanjiani To Play In The Adaption of "Any Person, Living or Dead"

Rena Quynh |Apr 11, 2019

Kumail Nanjiani will star in film adaptation of "Any Person, Living or Dead", written by Emmy nominated writer Rich Simon and directed by Jonathan Krisel.

The actor of Silicon Valley, Kumail Nanjiani is set to play the main character in the modulation of Any Person, Living or Dead produced by Legendary Entertainment. The film is adapted from Simon Rich’s short story. This time Simon Rich and Jonathan Krisel will team up to create the script and direct the movie.

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Rich’s short story is named Hits and Misses and brought out by Little, Brown and Company. The story revolves an isolated scientist with his invention - the time machine, wanting to accomplish a noble mission of alleviating the problems caused by humanity nowadays by collect history’s most legendary figures including William Shakespeare, George Washington, Aristotle, etc. It’s sad to say; he didn’t predict the barriers occurring from ancient racism, different languages, to primitive inclinations of bloodshed. His purpose is now out of his initial orbit which is gathering the greatest minds of history. He has to battle with the murders and blow them up to prevent any damage to the future world.

Kumail Nanjiani is going to be on screen soon on June 14 with the Sony’s movie Men in Black: International then another Fox’s movie Stuber released in this summer. Nanjiani is also busy with his TV series project as he will be set to play in CBS’s The Twilight Zone and HBO series Silicon Valley. Not to mention, Kumail and actress Issa Rae will star in a romantic comedy Lovebirds, produced by Paramount. The actor of The Big Sick is repped by UTA, Mosaic, and Schreck Rose.

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Kumail Nanjiani plays in Men in Black: International (source: the hashtagshow.com)

Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae team up in Lovebirds (source: nylon.com)

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Kumail Nanjiani  in The Twilight Zone (source: vanityfair.com)

Rich is working with Sony for Untitled Pickle Comedy, featuring with Seth Rogen and having Point Grey Pictures as the producer. He had several Emmy nominations for the writer.

Being nominated in Primetime Emmy many times for his works from Basket (is rebooted for the fourth season) to Portlandia, the director, executive producer and writer Jonathan Krisel, will he ace the project this time?


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